Cinépolis India, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mexico-based multiplex chain Cinépolis, has entered the South Indian market with its first multiplex in Bangalore. Located at Royal Meenakshi Mall, the all digital, seven-screen multiplex will feature a 3D screen and a macro screen and offer seating for 1,328 people.
Speaking on the occasion, Milan Saini, managing director and country head, Cinépolis India, said, “We are pleased to announce the launch of Bangalore’s first ‘international multiplex’. Cinema patrons can look forward to enjoying from a wide selection of movie titles and show timings with over 35 shows screened every day.”
Ashish Shukla, head exhibition, Cinépolis, added, “With our cinema, we bring to Bangalore a world-class cinema viewing experience that includes the best-in-class audio-visual technology, state-of-the-art 3D experience, comfortable seating, delightful gourmet foods, wide and spacious foyers, and our top notch customer service.”
UB Venkatesh, CMD, Vishala India Developers, Royal Meenakshi Mall, said, “With Cinépolis, viewers will enjoy and appreciate watching movies in a superior ambience backed by over four decades of experience by one of the leading cinema companies in the world.”
Cinépolis has an aggressive India growth strategy and plans to open 500 screens by 2016. More than half of these screens are slated to open in South India.